Dual career programme

The University of Bath is home to a plethora of Dual Career student-athletes across a diverse range of sports who show exceptional achievement and potential in both their academic and sporting endeavours. To help maximise their potential in both fields, we provide a package of support tailored to the needs and demands of a Dual Career lifestyle.

Dual Career athletes are:

  • Recognised on their NGB Performance Pathway, or an NGB endorsed TASS athlete;
  • Studying full or part-time at the University of Bath (unless as a part of TASS);
  • Competing in an Olympic, Paralympic or Commonwealth sport;
  • Competing at an exceptional level in a sport outside of Olympic, Paralympic or Commonwealth sport that can contribute to BUCS Points.

Dual Career athletes receive:

  • Free access to the gym and facilities;
  • Access to a qualified lifestyle advisor who will support them through the demands of a Dual Career lifestyle;
  • A mentorship scheme;
  • Up to 75% off professional qualifications;
  • A series of workshops;
  • A parking permit (if you are a UK Sport Funded athlete at the Podium or Podium Potential Level);
  • Discounts within the STV Sports Café.

To apply for Dual Career status, click here.

Dual Career athletes 2018-19

Sport Athletes
Athletics James Gladman
Badminton Adam Colley, Andrew Heinemann, Joshua Hong, Jessica Li, Sam Lyle, Elizabeth McMorrow, Devon Minnis, George Nicolaou, Angus Pedersen, George Preistman
Bobsleigh Adam Hames
Canoeing Ellie Burgess
Cycling Harvey McNaughton
Eventing Rupert Batting
Fencing Costanza Maria Peretti
Football Emily Donovan, Florence Fyfe, Johnny Gorman, Libby Piggott
Hockey Amelie Green, Tess Hannah, Courtney Hansford
Judo Louis Delsol, Tom Nash, Jack Purllant, Adomas Puzelevicius
Karate Thomas Kerslake
Modern Pentathlon Olivia Green, Jamie Harper, Oliver Murray, Okan Onay, Montgomery Podger, Jessica Sutton, James Wilton
Netball Liberty Burnett, Sophie Carter, Kirsty Harris, Anya Le Monnier, Anna Lebe, Elisha New, Becky Reed, Imogen Spark, Francesca Wells
Rowing Luke Gwenter, Kate Hunt, John Laurenson, Georgia Martin, James Martin, Hetty Palmer, Matthew Rees, Joseph Russell, Max Valentine, Rebecca Wilde
Rugby Will Butt, Oliver Cattell, Arthur Cordwell, Rhys Davies, Grace Hood, Ethan Hutt, Jack Kenningham, Sam Ngeng, Simone Ngeng, Will Partington, Miles Reid, Tom Rowland
Sailing Benno Maratellar
Shooting Kristian Callaghan
Skiing Yasmine Cooper, Lloyd Wallace
Softball Hannah Pitman
Swimming Filippos Iakovidis, William Ryley, Emily Wood
Taekwondo Ryan Simpson
Tennis Florence Abbott, Tom Cartledge, Laurie Clark, Alisa Cole, Frederick Davies, Joshua Farmer, Callum Findlay, Eleanor-Rose Griffiths, Olivia Malkowski, Louis Newman, Rebekah Charlotte O’Loughlin, Francesco Paschetto
Trampolining Kirsty Way
Triathlon Alex Chantler-Mayne, Leon Chevalier
Water Polo Jack Tod

The Elite Athlete Fund

Team Bath have the potential to offer financial assistance to University of Bath students to compete at an international competitions to include:

  • FISU Registered Events (i.e. World University Games and Championships)*
  • EUSA Events
  • Competitions where the athlete has been selected to represent their country internationally by their NGB
  • University students are entitled to apply for support towards certain costs incurred whilst competing to an international level; the amount available varies depending on number of applications to the fund and type of competition.
  • This fund has a rolling application throughout the year and will prioritise applicants competing at World University Games and Championships, and FISU Registered events*. Please read the terms and conditions set out in the application form.

To apply for the fund, please complete our Elite Athlete Application Form.

Contact us

For more information, please email us.

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